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Contains:  Merope nebula, NGC 1435, Maia nebula, NGC 1432, The star Pleione (28Tau), The star Atlas (27Tau), The star ηTau, The star Merope (23Tau), The star Sterope I (21Tau), The star Taygeta (19Tau), The star Electra (17Tau), The star Celaeno (16Tau)
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M45 Plejades or Pleiades, 


            Tobias Artinger
M45 Plejades or Pleiades

M45 Plejades or Pleiades

Technical card

Resolution: 4542x3376

Dates:Oct. 5, 2018Oct. 11, 2018

ZWO B 36mm: 50x30" -15C bin 1x1
ZWO G 36mm: 50x30" -15C bin 1x1
ZWO L 36mm: 95x30" -15C bin 1x1
ZWO R 36mm: 50x30" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.0 hours

Darks: ~60

Flats: ~100

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 13.98 days

Avg. Moon phase: 11.95%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00 job: 2384396

RA center: 56.738 degrees

DEC center: 24.119 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.044 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.426 degrees

Field radius: 0.820 degrees

Locations: Beyenburg, Wuppertal, NRW, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Mein erster Versuch, eine L-RGB Aufnahme zu realisieren.
Bearbeitung mit Pixinsight und ein klein wenig Photoshop.
My first try to process L-RGB data with my new camera.
Processing was done with Pixinsight and a little bit Photshop.



Tobias Artinger
License: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons

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M45 Plejades or Pleiades, 


            Tobias Artinger